Category: Students

For student profiles, specific student achievements, projects, awards, and activities.

Living Landscapes:

A Conference Using Foraging to Explore the Intersections of Environmental Stewardship, Racial Justice & Food Sovereignty Join the Boston University Gastronomy community for in-depth discussions and (remote) hands-on foraging experiences! Since the start of the pandemic, the connections between environmental racism, climate change, land (in)access, social justice, and food sovereignty have become clearer than ever. […]

Offally Nice:

Reducing Meat Waste by Learning to Love Organs and Accepting Other Cultures Students in MET ML 626, Food Waste: Scope, Scale, & Signals for Sustainable Change, are contributing posts this month. Today’s is from Gastronomy student Samantha Maxwell. The often-cited Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3 aims to reduce global food waste by 50 percent by […]

The Fish-Case Fiasco: A Food Waste Story

Students in MET ML 626, Food Waste: Scope, Scale, & Signals for Sustainable Change, are contributing posts this month. Today’s is from Gastronomy student Sabina Michelle Säfsten Routon. It was an issue of convenience. Or, rather, one of inconvenience — wrapping that much fish just to store it for “some guy” to come pick it […]

The Curse of Connoisseurship

Discussions of the Boston Beverage Landscape With its focus on expensive luxury goods, gatekeeping, and arcane learning, the world of wine and spirits is largely exclusive. The elitism associated with these products contributes to class differentiation, with some groups gaining from the involvement while others become marginalized. The field of beverage studies offers a platform […]